Sire: Rock Face

Colour: Bay

Dam: Dark Rose

Sex: Mare

Age: 5

Foaled: Sep 14, 2014

Country: Australia

Owners: J G Kilminster & Mrs E J Kilminster

22: 3 - 0 - 2
Wins: 13.6%
Place: 9.1%




Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
ROCK FACE (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2006Freckled FacePolish PatriotDanzig
  Ivory MaidSir Ivor
DamKing CugatKingmamboMr. Prospector
DARK ROSE (AUS) Tricky GameMajestic Light
2003Danza DarkDanzatoreNorthern Dancer

ROCK FACE (AUS) (2006). Winner at 1000m, MRC Burrabil H., 3d MVRC Aquanas Foods H. Sire. Half-brother to BRING ME ROSES (VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.1), FACE VALUE (VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1), Face of the Earth (AJC Oxinium Sprint H.) and Sun Kisses (BTC Christmas Wish 2YO H.) and to the dam of DIAMOND EARTH, Greytfilly, Halle Rocks and Gracefully Chic. Sire of Patriotic Rose and of the placegetters Gay Face, etc.


1st dam

DARK ROSE, by King Cugat. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of four foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Patriotic Rose (f. by Rock Face). 3 wins. See below.

My Mate Sully (g. by Danasinga). Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

Danza Dark, by Danzatore. 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$109,995, AJC Stardust Hotel H., Wellington Boot, 2d STC Birthday Card H., L, 3d AJC Dorothea Mackellar H., VRC Molly Blooms H. Half-sister to Tramaurea. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Forest Flash. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, BTC Prunda H., QTC Fairyhouse H.

Disco Danza. Winner at 1100m, AJC Ingleburn Shopping Centre H. Producer.

Dark Rose. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

CENTAUREA, by Century. 5 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$206,550, Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Storm Queen S., Gr.2, VATC Sturt H., QTC Queensland H., WATC Graduation S., 2d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MVRC Leilani S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., L, 4th VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2, Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.2. Sister to INTERIORS, Cena (dam of CAROLINGIAN, CHILIAD, NIGHT SKY), half-sister to MAGARI, Vooaura. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Tramaurea (Sir Tristram). Winner at 2000m, A$108,625, VRC Whitty H., 2d VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2, Queensland Cup, L, SAJC Schweppes Mixer H., 3d VATC Dalgety S., Gr.3, Royal Show H., L, SAJC Schweppes Lemonade H., VATC Allstaff Aircondition H., Cheerful Holdings H., 4th STC Sorbent Storm Queen S., Gr.2, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.3. Producer.

Danza Dark (Danzatore). 5 wins. See above.

Happy Gentleman. 9 wins to 1200m in Macau, Macau Bristol City H., 3d Macau Shantung H., Reform H.

Close By. 2 wins at 1000m, 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Hurriby. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Miss Alibi (Alert). 2 wins at 1000m, A$119,575, ATC Paul Rossington Memorial Sprint H., 2d ATC Schweppes H., 3d Scone RC Denise's Joy S., L, ATC H.

Centaline. Unraced. Dam of-

Jyler. Unraced. Dam of-

COL 'N' LIL (Bradbury's Luck). 8 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$497,000, BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, Toowoomba TC Weetwood H., L, BRC Sky Racing Shoot Out P., Roladuct Spiral Tubing H., Herbert Smith Freehills H., 2d BRC The Roses S., Gr.2, Tails H., L, GCTC Gold Coast Bracelet, L, BRC Calibre Consulting P., Driver Recruitment H., GCTC City of Gold Coast H., Toowoomba TC K&R Plumbing Supplies H., 3d BRC Marriott Hotel H., Qld Tatt's RC Sky Racing H., BRC Bartons P., 4th BRC Princess S., L.


4th dam

AUREA, by Showdown. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, MVRC Melba H., 2d MVRC Ailsa H., Merri H., 3d VATC Starlet S. Three-quarter-sister to Showdream (dam of BEAU'S YOUR UNCLE), half-sister to Impressive (dam of IMPRECETTO), Smoke Fairy (dam of GALA SUPREME). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

MAGARI (Maybe Lad). Second on The 1982-83 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (1300m-2000m). 9 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$274,475, VRC George Adams H., Gr.1, VATC Marlboro Cup, Gr.1, Toorak H., Gr.1, BATC Stefan Sprint H., L, VRC Qantas S.H., Bobbie Lewis H., VATC Herald Cup, 2d VRC Moomba P., Gr.3, 4th BATC Doomben Hundred Thousand, Gr.1. Sire.

CENTAUREA (Century). 5 wins. See above.

INTERIORS (Century). 7 wins from 1300m to 2150m, BATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, QTC Strawberry Road Consolation, Graduation S. Dam of-

Hayden Clan. Unplaced. Dam of-

NEVER BLUE (Military Plume). 11 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$328,535, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, Tattersall's Cup, L, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Boulder Cup, L, WATC Romanette H., Coolgardie Cup, WATC Cueesun H., 2d WATC Belmont Park Cup, L, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Kalgoorlie Gold Cup, L-twice. Dam of-

COLOUR CORRECT (High Yield). 7 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$582,905, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, Asian Beau S., Gr.3, Ascot Gold Cup, L, 2d WATC RJ Peters S., Gr.3, Northerly S., L, Farnley S., L, Carbine Club of WA S., L, 3d WATC Railway S., Gr.1.

ROYAL DEVOTION (Verglas). 7 wins to 1400m, A$180,090, WATC Jungle Mist Classic, L, Legacy Laurel Clubs H. Producer.

Cena (Century). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, STC Tooheys 2.2 H., MVRC Cumberland H., 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.2. Dam of-

CHILIAD (Bletchingly). 12 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, US$14,880, A$159,055 in U.S.A. and Aust, AJC Shorts H., L, VATC City of Caulfield H.

CAROLINGIAN (Bletchingly). 7 wins to 1500m, A$188,140, VRC AR Creswick S.H., L-twice, 2d VATC Sandown S., Gr.3. Sire.

NIGHT SKY (Last Tycoon). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, SAJC Lord Mayor's Mile H., L, All States Taos H. Producer.

Vooaura (Voodoo Rhythm). 6 wins from 1500m to 2800m, BATC Graduation S., QTC Graduation S.-twice, 3d QTC Metropolitan H., L.


Race Record:

3 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2019-20 in Aust.